Geeks We Envy No. 9: Eduardo Saverin

 

 

Eduardo Saverin has taken a lot of hits in the past few years. The Brazilian native’s Facebook holdings were sliced from a third of the company to a mere 2%, and renouncing his U.S. citizenship actually cost him more in taxes than he saved. But he’s not bitter, because he’s still very, very rich - and having a fabulous time publicly rocking Singapore’s luxe nightlife.

Why He’s a Geek: Co-founder of Facebook

Why We Envy Him: Free of the shackles of Facebook and U.S. citizenship, Saverin can focus on causes that really matter, like driving his Bentley, partying like a rock star with “expensive booze" and reportedly dating Miss Singapore 2009.

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